Chanukah 2017/ 5778 חנוכה

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By C4I International.. Hanukkah (Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה, usually spelled חנוכה pronounced [χanuˈka] in Modern Hebrew, also romanized as Chanukah or Chanuka), also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd century BCE. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days, starting on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar, which may occur at any time from late November to late December in the Gregorian calendar. Chanukah begins at sundown on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Chanukah ends on Wednesday December 20, 2017.

Read more about Chanukah on:

http://www.chabad.org/holidays/chanukah/default_cdo/jewish/Hanukkah.htm and on
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanukkah

If you would like some Chanukah recipes go to:
https://www.almanac.com/content/when-is-hanukkah

From:
https://www.hebcal.com/holidays/chanukah

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